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Does Swedish airport security check your phone?

One has heard of countries where you should remove the PIN code of your phone when passing through airport security. Does this also apply to Sweden?
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Almaty to Urumqi by connecting train (via Altynkol and Khorgas)

Besides the direct train which runs twice a week (and, unfortunately, doesn't fit our planned schedule) what other options do we have to make the journey from Almaty to Urumqi by train/bus within a ...
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In an emergency, how do I find and share my position?

In the wake of the accident that affected Simon Gautier who made a bad fall while trekking in Italy, and emergency services took over a week to locate him after he called them, one may wonder: in an ...
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Invitation letter for Romanian tourist visa for Indian citizens with valid USA visa

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm interested in travelling to Romania in late August. Romania requires that you submit an invitation letter to apply for a tourist visa (odd!). This letter is usually ...
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Does the French embassy or consulate check the flight itinerary for Schengen visa?

I booked a flight reservation with a reputable travel agency. My destinations are Paris, Pisa, Milan and then Zurich. I wonder if they really verify every applicant's flight reservation? My ...